magazine 23 Jul 2020

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Tech stock mania: everyone wants a slice of the digital world. Shares explores the big rally in the tech sector and whether this is a bubble that’s about to pop.

This week’s investment ideas include an asset manager riding the surge in demand for alternatives and ESG investments, and an audio equipment specialist really going places.

Shares looks at predictions for investment returns for the next decade and 20 small caps where analysts are upgrading earnings forecasts.

Find out why Netflix is under pressure to retain customers, the investment trusts trading at larger than usual discounts and premiums, and how to access broker research.

The streaming giant has seen a surge in new users but will they stay for long?

Publisher defies gloomy backdrop for its wider industry

There is also significant concentration risk in income funds

Rightmove’s house price survey posts biggest jump in over three years

Investors appear to be pricing in significant future financial rewards which may ultimately disappoint

We look at the various ways of accessing company reports and debate their value

Policies stimulating the economy could trigger a huge spending spree and push up the cost of living

The act of raising earnings estimates can often lead to a higher share price

While Terry Smith has richly rewarded investors, his fund isn’t the only product in town with a quality tilt

Identifying some of the trends and opportunities which have resulted from Covid-19

The tax system could soon change to help the Government raise money to cover some of its Covid-19 support efforts

A new report sheds some light on how much investors could make from different asset classes

Specialist fund manager Gresham House is beating forecasts and has a credible growth plan

Subsidiary makes new growth move in Europe

Dutch technology leader beats forecasts in second quarter

Audio hardware and software specialist looks well-placed after Covid boost

Company should perform strongly as the economy slows

The yield on the FTSE 100 could be attractive at face value but that's not the whole story

Our pensions expert discusses the rules for a reader who is moving overseas